Confucius on real knowledge and ignorance: lightning over the ocean

the gods are angry

We had a humdinger of a thunder and lightning storm this afternoon.  The temperature dropped thirty-some-odd degrees from days prior.  The wind and rain lashed with fury, downing branches and setting the flagpole in the nearby courtyard to clanging an urgent warning. But the pinnacle of any storm…


the choir

I love language, the whole idea of it.  When you really stop and think about it, it's flat-out mind reading.  Very mysterious indeed. Aside from the inner workings of how language works, I'm often amazed by some of the truly odd things that we get away with saying to one another. Idioms are…


déjà vu

Hello, friends.  It's been a while. Rather than spend an undue amount of time explaining my absence, I'll just enjoy the moment of presence and do what I came to do – write. First, a brief commercial break. I will have you know that I passed the first lemonade stand of the post-Memorial-Day season…